Tag: Gateway

North Hills’ Royce Parham works against North Allegheny’s Ty Iwanonkiw during a WPIAL Class 6A quarterfinal last season.
Trib HSSN 2022-23 WPIAL Class 5A boys basketball preseason breakdown
November 27, 2022
Fox Chapel and North Hills, last year’s WPIAL finalists in Class 6A, moved into Class 5A in PIAA realignment in the offseason. But they’re not big-school bullies swooping in to steal the lunch money of smaller schools. Far from it.

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Gateway’s Jaydon Carr steals the ball from Franklin Regional’s Caden Smith last season.
Gateway hopes to carry momentum of playoff run into new season
After an impressive playoff run for the Gateway boys basketball team a season ago, things will look a bit different on the hardwood in Monroeville in 2022-23.

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Gateway’s Marina Grado shoots a 3-pointer against Penn Hills last season.
Gateway girls basketball looks to use team approach to get back on track
For the last several seasons, the Gateway girls basketball team has had one or two top-level players on the roster — a scorer or two who could fill up the stat sheet before matriculating on to the next level to play high-end college basketball.

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Gateway wide receiver Dallas Harper (5) tumbles into the end zone during the first half of the Gators’ 24-21 loss to Upper St. Clair on Nov. 4, 2022, at Gateway.
Gateway football players earn postseason honors
November 20, 2022
The Upper St. Clair football team was to take on Pine-Richland at Norwin on Saturday for the WPIAL Class 5A title.

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A plaque honoring Gateway Hockey’s 36 coaches over its 50-year history is presented to Gateway School District during the alumni golf outing in August. From left, are Sean Biancaniello, alumnus and coach; Gateway Superintendant Dr. William Short; Steve Biancaniello, coach; Michael Colarusso, coach.
Gateway hockey selects trio for 2022 Honor Roll
The 50th anniversary year of the inaugural season of Gateway hockey will culminate Dec. 26 with the program’s annual alumni event at Palmer Imaging Arena in Delmont.

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Bundled-up fans at Forbes Field on Thanksgiving Day, 1947, watch Willie Thrower score a touchdown as Ken High won its second consecutive WPIAL title over Har-Brack, 27-0. Thrower intercepted two passes, ran for one and passed for another.
Through the Years: In 1947, Ken High shut out Har-Brack
November 17, 2022
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look at the players, coaches and events that shaped our scholastic legacy.

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Gateway seniors Madi Jesih (Robert Morris University women’s soccer), Marina Grado (Washington & Jefferson women’s basketball) and Emily Mannion (Clarion University women’s soccer) were celebrated at a ceremony marking college signing day Nov. 9, 2022, at Gateway High School.
Gateway’s Madi Jesih ready to continue soccer career at Robert Morris
November 13, 2022
Madi Jesih dreamed for many years of an opportunity in soccer beyond high school.

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Gateway’s Kefimba Cisse takes second in the in the Section 4-3A championships Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2022, at Northmoreland Park.
Gateway’s Kefimba Cisse strong cross country season comes to close at PIAA meet
Kefimba Cisse began his cross country season by winning the Gateway Invitational in early September at Boyce Park.

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Gateway’s Demetrius Harper intercepts a pass during the second quarter against Hempfield on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at Spartan Stadium.
Gateway rides strong finish into postseason
November 6, 2022
The Gateway football team transitioned from a wild and hectic regular season to the WPIAL Class 5A playoffs Friday as it was slated to host Upper St. Clair in the first round at Antimarino Stadium.

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Upper St. Clair’s Aidan Besselman celebrates as the Panthers knock off Gateway, 24-21, on Nov. 4, 2022, at Gateway.
Upper St. Clair stuns Gateway in WPIAL playoffs behind ‘resilient’ QB who’d lost starting job
November 5, 2022
Upper St. Clair quarterback Julian Dahlem lost his starting job last month and hadn’t attempted a pass in weeks, yet the sophomore threw a season-saving touchdown Friday night.

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